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understands, 3rd person singular present; understood, past participle; understanding, present participle; understood, past tense;
  1. Perceive the intended meaning of (words, a language, or speaker)
    • - he didn't understand a word I said
    • - he could usually make himself understood
    • - she understood what he was saying
  2. Perceive the significance, explanation, or cause of (something)
    • - she didn't really understand the situation
    • - he couldn't understand why we burst out laughing
    • - you don't understand—she has left me
  3. Be sympathetically or knowledgeably aware of the character or nature of
    • - Picasso understood color
    • - I understand how you feel
  4. Interpret or view (something) in a particular way
    • - as the term is usually understood, legislation refers to regulations and directives
  5. Infer something from information received (often used as a polite formula in conversation)
    • - I understand you're at art school
    • - as I understood it, she was flying back to New Zealand tomorrow
  6. Regard (a missing word, phrase, or idea) as present; supply mentally
    • - “present company excepted” is always understood when sweeping generalizations are being made
  7. Assume to be the case; take for granted
    • - he liked to play the field—that was understood

  1. know and comprehend the nature or meaning of; "She did not understand her husband"; "I understand what she means"
  2. perceive (an idea or situation) mentally; "Now I see!"; "I just can't see your point"; "Does she realize how important this decision is?"; "I don't understand the idea"
  3. make sense of a language; "She understands French"; "Can you read Greek?"
  4. believe to be the case; "I understand you have no previous experience?"
  5. sympathize: be understanding of; "You don't need to explain--I understand!"
  6. (understanding) the cognitive condition of someone who understands; "he has virtually no understanding of social cause and effect"
  7. Back to Basics is the third full-length English studio album by American singer Christina Aguilera. The album was released on August 15, 2006 in the United States and Canada, on August 9, 2006 in Japan, on August 12 in Australia, and on several dates in Europe, starting on August 9, 2006, and ...
  8. "Understand" is the debut single and a number-one Christian rock hit by Christian recording artist Jeremy Camp. The song is from Camp's first major-label studio album, Stay, released in 2002.
  9. Understand is the second and final domestic Canadian single from Melanie C's fourth solo album "This Time".
  10. Understand is a commercial static code analysis software tool produced by SciTools. It is primarily used to reverse engineer, automatically document, and calculate code metrics for projects with large code-bases.
  11. "Understand" is a science fiction novelette published in 1991 by Ted Chiang. It was nominated for the 1992 Hugo Award for Best Novelette, and won the 1992 Asimov’s Reader Poll. The story has been recorded by Rashan Stone and broadcast as a four-part series on BBC Radio 7.
  12. "My Generation/Understand" is the ninth single by the Japanese artist Yui. Even though this is a double-A single, "Understand" is not included on the album I Loved Yesterday, but the song is included in the B-side compilation album, My Short Stories. ...
  13. To be aware of the meaning of; To believe, based on information; To impute meaning, character etc. that is not explicitly stated; To apply values (axioms)
  14. (understanding) Mental, sometimes emotional process of comprehension, assimilation of knowledge, which is subjective by its nature; Reason or intelligence, ability to grasp the full meaning of knowledge, ability to infer; Opinion, judgement or outlook; An informal contract, mutual agreement; ...
  15. (Understanding) means the ability to apply broad knowledge to situations likely to be encountered, to recognize significant deviations, and to be able to carry out the research necessary to arrive at reasonable solutions. (250.01.3)
  16. (Understanding) Interpreting, Summarizing, inferring, paraphrasing, classifying, comparing, explaining, exemplifying
  17. (understanding) to perrceive the meaning of; grasp the idea of; comprehend
  18. (Understanding) comprehending and translating information
  19. having understanding or insight or good judgement; able to be sympathetic to others' feelings; intelligence, the power of apprehension; power of abstract thought; agreement
  20. (Understanding) To place, place together or throw together. – The word picture is the gathering of information and placing the information together in a conclusion or application for our life.
  21. (UNDERSTANDING) Capacity derived from the substantial animic knowledge.
  22. (UNDERSTANDING) Experience, Intelligence, Knowledge, Tolerance, Wisdom.
  23. (UNDERSTANDING) Knowing thoroughly or having reason to believe. Anything mutually understood or agreed upon.
  24. (UNDERSTANDING) The process of understanding – whether it’s your prospect, your market, your product or company – all this is absolutely essential to your success.
  25. (Understanding (in PR)) Understanding is a two-way process. To be effective, an organisation needs to listen to the opinions of those with whom it deals and not solely provide information. Issuing a barrage of propaganda is not enough in today's open society.